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Using Fluoroscopy Image Guidance with Injectionss

4 Advantages of Using Image Guidance with Injections

At CHARM we use image guidance with injections. Injections into and around joints, nerves, ligaments and tendons can be done “blind” or with use of image guidance. Blind injections involves placement of a needle based on anatomical landmarks alone. The needle tip is assumed to be in the correct position with this technique, but strategy is very susceptible to error. To improve safety and accuracy of needle placement, physicians can use fluoroscopy, ultrasound or EMG for guided-injections.

Bad Batch

  Like millions of others, I really enjoy listening to podcasts. One especially chilling and engaging podcast series was “Dr. Death” by Laura Beil. This same journalist has created a new series called Bad Batch. This podcast details the true events that involves several patients (many in Texas) who sought out a “miracle cure” …

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Causes and Treatments for Headaches and Migraines

  Headaches are an extremely common condition patients seek treatment for with a prevalence in the general population of 48.9%.  Headaches affect people of all ages, races, and socioeconomic status.  Headache types are characterized by the symptoms associated with them and classic pain pattern.  Some of the most common headaches are Tension Headaches characterized by …

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The CHARM Difference

  It looks the New England Patriots are heading for another strong season. This may sound familiar, because they have been consistently winning year after year. I do not claim to be a Patriots fan, but I certainly admire their commitment to success. They have created a culture that fosters excellence. When evaluating this organization, …

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ACL Repair – CHARM Patient Case

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a major stabilizing ligament in the knee. Rupture of the ACL can lead to significant pain, functional deficits and accelerated joint degeneration due to knee instability. Tissues such as cartilage, tendons and ligaments have inherent limitations in healing and regeneration. This is, in part, due to the avascular nature …

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